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Cannot run Professor Tim's Incredible Machines on my pc

My pc is running Windows xp. The pc game was originally designed for Windows 95.
I have tried ignoring the initial prompt to install which was unsuccessful and copying all the files into a backup folder on my C drive. I right-clicked the TIMWIN.exe in the back up version, chose Properties and set them for Windows 95 and 256 colours. I then went through the normal install process without running a system test which had caused problems before and ignored the notification of failed tests and it seemed to install ok. Then when I go to play I get a Windows error report.

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    Ron May 11, 2010

    could you please provide the error details and description?


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Try running the setup file and game in compatability mode for Windows 98. It should cure it. It is likely that the software does not recognise the hardware on your computer though, and if this is the case the software won't run at all.

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